|A suspect charged and wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman that occurred at 800 Reid Street about 6:55 a.m. on October 6 is in custody.
The suspect, Kwanmaine Boyd (b/m, 25), is charged with capital murder in the 262nd State District Court. He is accused in the death of Cavanna Smith, 25.
A current booking photo of Boyd is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant A. Lopez and Detective N. Sharp reported:
Officers responded to a shooting call at the above address and found Ms. Smith lying in the roadway. She had suffered a gunshot wound and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Witnesses heard a verbal altercation between a male and female, followed by a gunshot. A black male was then seen fleeing the area in a white, older model Ford or Chevrolet pickup truck. The truck had a black front right quarter panel.
Further investigation identified Boyd as a suspect in this case and, on November 9, he was charged for his role in Smith’s death. Boyd was arrested last Friday (November 19) without incident.
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